December 14: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 14 NHL History 1933: Howie Morenz becomes the NHL’s all-time leading goal scorer when the 247th of his career moves him ahead of Cy Denneny. The milestone comes in the Montreal Canadiens’ 2-0 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Forum. Lorne Chabot gets the shutout in a game played without a penalty being called. 1943: Boston’s Bill […]

November 18: This Day in NHL History

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THIS DATE IN HISTORY: Nov. 18 1926: Detroit’s new NHL franchise, known as the Cougars, plays its first game but loses 2-0 to the Boston Bruins. Duke Keats scores an early goal and sets up one by Archie Briden to give Boston a two-goal lead before the game is five minutes old. Those are the only shots to […]

April 2: This Date in NHL Hockey History

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THIS DATE IN NHL HISTORY: April 2 1927: Lorne Chabot of the New York Rangers becomes the first rookie goaltender in NHL history to earn a shutout in his Stanley Cup Playoff debut. Neither Chabot nor Boston’s Hal Winkler allow a goal in a scoreless tie in Game 1 of the Semifinals. 1939: Mel Hill, […]